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reach an agreement

To achieve some accord, settlement, or compromise (with someone), especially after a period of debate, argument, negotiation, etc. The state prosecutors say they have reached an agreement with the CEO regarding his suspected involvement in racketeering. The heads of state reached an agreement to implement a new trade deal between the six countries.
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"These long-term agreements are a result of the good working relationship the village maintains with our local unions and they continue our long history of reaching agreements that are fair to both the taxpayers and the employees." Mayor Craig Johnson said.
In the meantime, we'll continue to meet with union leadership with the goal of reaching agreements that are good for our customers and our employees and put Verizon's Wireline unit on a path toward success in the years to come."
The official said Iran is ready to establish consulates in most countries after reaching agreements with their governments.
The original deadline for reaching agreements was today.
Sennebogen LLC, Charlotte, N.C., has added to its North American dealer network by reaching agreements with dealers in Iowa, Ohio, New England and Tennessee.